Our guidelines for posting comments are similar to those for the Tweeters birding mailing list for Washington State: please be civil in your comments, don’t use obscene or swear words, don’t attack or belittle others, don’t engage in political advocacy or organizing, and don’t post advertisements.
Also please avoid notoriously worked-over or inflammatory topics. We can’t say it better than the Tweeters guidelines, so we will paraphrase them:
This website is not a forum for airing opinions about the validity of any one particular belief system or lifestyle preference compared to another. Specific examples of inappropriate topics include:
- cats (pro or con)
- hunting (pro or con)
- religion (including intelligent design/creationism vs. evolution)
- partisan politics
You are expected to exercise judgment and common sense by steering clear of hot-button issues and inflammatory rhetoric.